Archinect - News 2014-09-14T22:26:02-04:00 Build it and they will come: Princeton architecture at the Venice Biennale Alexander Walter 2014-08-04T14:39:00-04:00 >2014-08-04T15:03:43-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="348" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This year's Venice Architecture Biennale, an international showcase of trends and research, showcases the work of a number of Princeton faculty and students. It marks the greatest number of invitations Princeton has received to participate in the Biennale, reflecting the University's strength in pioneering research. "Much like other art biennales, its purpose is to present the current panorama of the discipline," said Alejandro Zaera-Polo, dean of Princeton's School of Architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Alejandro Zaera-Polo Architecture to Design Future Home of Locarno Film Festival Alexander Walter 2013-01-28T14:12:00-05:00 >2013-01-30T02:05:27-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The proposal Palazzo del Cinema di Locarno by London-based AZPA, Alejandro Zaera-Polo Architecture (former FOA, Foreign Office Architects) has been selected as winner in the international competition to rethink the site of the Film Festival in Locarno, Switzerland.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Alejandro Zaera-Polo named dean of Princeton's School of Architecture Archinect 2012-03-27T18:54:00-04:00 >2012-04-01T07:43:15-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="760" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Alejandro Zaera-Polo has been a visiting lecturer in architecture at Princeton since 2008. His appointment as dean, which requires approval of the University's Board of Trustees, will be effective July 1. He will succeed Stan Allen, the school's dean since 2002, who will step down at the end of this academic year to return to full-time teaching and architectural design.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Book launch The Sniper's Log. Architectural Chronicles of Generation X, by Alejandro Zaera-Polo facdat 2012-03-16T00:36:00-04:00 >2012-03-16T11:05:24-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="747" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This compilation of texts written since 1986 reveals a parallel activity to Alejandro Zaera-Polo&rsquo;s professional life. The book is like a sniper&rsquo;s log, a register of events and accumulated experience, for the purpose of identifying tendencies and assessing performance, rather than to establish truths.</p></em><br /><br /><p> This looks like an interesting book.</p>